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diya@illinois.edu
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Wood Biochar

Caption: Any kind of wood can be made into biochar by heating in a low-oxygen chamber. Some types of wood work better than others. Pictured (left to right) are white birch, white pine and red cedar.

Credit: L. Brian Stauffer

Usage Restrictions: Credit: L. Brian Stauffer

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